Saturday August 21, 2021 9:00am to 4:00 pm
The New England Air Museum's annual celebration of all things aerospace is back! This in-person special event will feature former NASA Astronaut Susan Kilrain as well as guests from our region's aerospace industry, activities for children and families, and much more! Stay tuned for event updates including activity schedules, VIP experiences such as our annual Breakfast with an Astronaut, and ticket sales.
Meet former NASA Astronaut Susan Kilrain at this year's SPACE EXPO! Susan Kilrain (Commander, USN, Ret.) is a veteran of two space flights and one of only three women to ever pilot the Space Shuttle. A graduate of the Naval Test Pilot School, she has over 3,000 flight hours in more than 30 different aircraft including the F-14 Tomcat. She holds a bachelor's degree in aeronautical engineering from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University and a master's degree in aerospace engineering from Georgia Institute of Technology. She retired from NASA in 2002 and the U.S. Navy in 2005. Susan Kilrain's public lecture and meet and greet times will be announced soon.